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[8/9/2014] Softbank Hawks, Nippon Ham Fighters

by on Aug.10, 2014 @ 3:08 am, under NPB

Softbank Hawks

  • Kenji Otonari was taken off the active roster on Friday.  His next Ichi-gun start could come on the 24th against Lotte. Source: Nikkan Sports 8/9/2014
  • Through Friday: the offense banged out at least ten hits in fifty-one games so far this year.  They also recorded nine games where everyone in the starting line-up collected at least one hit. Source: Sponichi 8/9/2014
  • The Hawks became the first team in either league to win sixty games on Friday for the fourteenth time in franchise history, first since 2011. Source: Sanspo 8/9/2014
  • Kenta Imamiya (23) is dating former AKB48 member Misato Nonaka (23). Source: Sports Hochi 8/9/2014 ... Imamiya told reporters on Saturday, "That isn't a thing.  I would like to get married if there was someone good, but there isn't.  I am free right now." Source: Tokyo Sports 8/9/2014, Sponichi 8/9/2014

Nippon Ham Fighters

  • Yuki Saito could make his next Ichi-gun start on the 14th against Lotte at Sapporo Dome. Source: Nikkan Sports 8/9/2014